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Energy Consumption of an Automatic Milking System
Automatic milking systems are appearing all over the UK and researchers at Teagasc have been looking into the energy requirement issues that these new systems may bring....
USDA - Romanian Dairy Sector Overview
A shrinking dairy sector is forecast to continue contracting through 2013 as an ageing rural population, some of the lowest milk prices in Europe and a summer drought combine to impede sector progression....
French Retailer with Hands-on Approach to Traceability
Just when traceability scares have retailers across the world running for cover, one French retailer can justifiably feel that more than 40 years of working alongside food producers has been vindicated, writes Peter Crosskey....
Prospects for Dairy Markets and Income in the EU 2012-2022
Medium term prospects for milk and dairy products appear favourable due to the continuing expansion of world demand, the European Commission has concluded in their latest market forecast. ...
Australian Dairy Farming Overview-2012: Consumption of Dairy Products
Australia's high milk consumption figures continue being strengthened by strong increases in Yogurt consumption the last 20 years as a leading 'healthy snack' and the rise of cheese consumption....
Australian Dairy Farming Overview-2012: Milk Production
Although markedly seasonal in the more temperate dairy strongholds of the south east, dairies in Queensland, Western Australia and New South Wales show more steady annual output, write Dairy Australia in the second feature in a series of installments...
Australian Dairy Farming Overview- 2012:Dairy Manufacturing and Markets
In the absence of production growth, profitability and efficiency have been the message of large dairy processors who have invested in greater storage, said Dairy Australia in a synoptic analysis of the industry in 2012. ...
Dairy Markets Roundup - Dairy Australia
Butter and SMP production have both fallen in production by around five per cent and the French processor Lacatalis has purchased cheese manufacturer Jindi in a deal worth A$20million in the fortnightly market news update from Dairy Australia....
Meat and the Environment - Future Directions
The need for sustainable food production from animals is paramount to future resiliency and viability of the agri-food sector in many parts of the world, Karin Wittenberg from the National Centre for Livestock and the Environment at the University of...
Salmonella Harboured in Lymph Nodes of Cattle
Salmonella in beef cattle can evade detection because it becomes hidden in the lymph nodes of the carcase and in consequence can increase the contamination of ground beef products, writes Chris Harris. ...
European Cheese Market
The EU cheese market is changing, forcing cheese suppliers to rethink their business models and explore new opportunities for growth. The main drivers behind these changes are falling growth rates in the EU, more pressure on margins because of higher...
Italian Dairy Produces Novel Products
To many people milk is just milk, but one Italian dairyman is thinking outside the box, reports Stuart Lumb for TheDairySite. ...
Antihelmintic Residues In Milk
Michelle Whelan won the RDS gold medal for best presentation and the IFSTI president’s medal for best food science and technology presentation at the annual Teagasc Walsh Fellowships seminar in the RDS for her presentation on ‘Determination of...
Adding Value To Your Milk
With fluctuating milk and grain prices, there may be uncertainty over future profits for many producers. Taking things into your own hands may be one way to solve this. Charlotte Johnston, TheCattleSite junior editor, speaks to dairy farmers, who have...
Planning a Carcass Ultrasound Session
By by Dr. Carl Dahlen, University of Minnesota Beef Team ...
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